Actor Ryan O'Neal is dead at the age of 82

Ryan O'neal

Actor Ryan O'Neal has died at the age of 82.

The "Love Story" and "Peyton Place" star passed away on Friday afternoon. 

His son Patrick confirmed the news, saying O'Neal "passed away peacefully" surrounded by friends and family. 

O'Neal was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar in 1970 for his role in "Love Story" and has over sixty acting credits to his name.